When you can’t PXE boot (network boot) because a DHCP relay hasn’t been configured, or because your device doesn’t have an Ethernet adapter, the next best way to set up a PC or server is with a bootable USB device.
Create a bootable USB Flash Drive
- Insert a USB flash drive that is OK to wipe
- Run the following script:
- For UEFI systems, you may need to choose the MBR or GPT option for UEFI
Create a bootable DVD
- Burn the following ISO:
Manually specifying the server name
While booting from a USB flash drive or optical media, if broadcasts are not reaching the MassDeploy server, you will receive an error “There was a problem initializing WDS mode”.
- Close the error message.
- Press shift-F10 (or Fn-Shift-F10) to open a command prompt
X:\Setup.exe /wds /wdsdiscover /wdsserver:<ServerName>